April

April 30, 2013

Using Botox for Migraines

Most people associate removing wrinkles with a Botox treatment, but recently it has been used in cases where individuals have experienced migraines. The question remains as […]
April 27, 2013

Exercise Tips for Back Health

Recent research has indicated that inactivity is much harder on the back than participating in a reasonable and active lifestyle. Physical conditioning is one of the […]
April 25, 2013

How to Reduce Back Injury When Playing Sports

Exercise is a very important part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. One of the most common ways to achieve high levels of exercise is to engage […]
April 22, 2013

Poor Posture and Back Pain

One of the best ways to protect spinal health is to practice good posture. Poor posture is the root cause of many of the most common […]
April 20, 2013

What is Spinal Stenosis?

When the spaces in the spine start to narrow pressure is applied to the spinal cord and nerves in the spinal canal. This condition is referred […]
April 17, 2013

What is a Pinched Nerve?

When a nerve receives too much pressure, it is said to be “pinched.” Pain, numbness, tingling or weakness may be experienced when there is a pinched […]
April 15, 2013

What is Sciatica?

  Sciatica is a term for a symptom rather than a condition. It is basically caused when the sciatic nerve becomes irritated; sciatica is the tingling […]
April 11, 2013

What is a Slipped Disc?

The term, “slipped disc” is commonly used for a spinal condition which can also be referred to as a ruptured disc, herniated disc or a prolapsed […]
April 8, 2013

What is Facet Arthrosis?

There are many spinal conditions that occur due to aging and facet arthrosis is one of them. Facet arthrosis occurs as the joints located in the […]
April 6, 2013

What is Lumbar Laminectomy?

A lumbar laminectomy is a surgical procedure that is also known as an open decompression. The procedure is designed to relieve the pressure that is on […]
April 2, 2013

How to Reduce the Risk of Back Pain

There can be many different risk factors for developing back pain; some of them are controllable while factors like genetics or again which predispose an individual […]